Stop The Bleed Training


G TO DEATH…
WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO….
TO STOP IT…
AND…
SAVE THEIR LIFE? 13 ACTION NEWS
ANCHOR….
CARLA WADE JOINS US…
WITH MORE ON….
HOW U-M-C IS TRAINING
VOLUNTEERS….
TO “STOP THE BLEED”.
RED ROCK SEARCH AND RESCUE
MEMBERS VOLUNTEER TO HELP FIND
LOST HIKERS, BIKERS AND EVEN
RUNAWAYS.
TONIGHT THEY LEARNED SOME
SIMPLE SKILLS THAT EVEN YOU CAN
LEARN.
THESE RED ROCK SEARCH AND
RESCUE MEMBERS FULLY EXPECT
THEY WILL SOMEDAY FIND SOMEONE
SUFFERING FROM A TRAUMATIC
INJURY…WHILE AN AMBULANCE IS
STILL MILES AWAY.
“THE MORE YOU LEARN, THE MORE
YOU TRAIN, THE BETTER YOU WILL
BE ABLE TO REACT WHEN YOU ARE
IN A SITUATION IN WHICH YOU
NEED TO USE IT.” BUT THE SAME
THING CAN HAPPEN TO ANY OF US.
WHILE WE’RE AT HOME, WORK,
SCHOOL.
I WANT EVERY SINGLE SOCCER MOM,
EVERYDAY JOE, HIGH SCHOOL KID,
EVERY PERSON WHO WORKS AT A
GOLF COURSE, WHO WORKS AT A
CASINO..ANY PERSON AT ALL IS
ABLE TO DO THIS TRAINING.”
THAT’S WHERE THE STOP THE BLEED
TRAINING COMES INTO PLAY…
LIFE SAVING SKILLS TO KEEP A
VICTIM FROM BLEEDING TO DEATH
BEFORE HELP ARRIVES.
INSTRUCTORS DEMONSTRATE THE
PROPER WAY TO APPLY A
TOURNIQUET…
“YOU KNOW WHAT IT WAS FAIRLY
SIMPLE ONCE YOU PUT THE INITIAL
STRAP DOWN.
JUST TWISTING THE ROD.” AND HOW
TO PACK A WOUND AND APPLY THE
RIGHT KIND OF PRESSURE
“THIS IS SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE
DIE A PREVENTABLE DEATH IN THE
UNITED STATES FROM HEMORRHAGE
AND IF WE CAN GET SOMEONE TO
JUST LEARN A COUPLE OF THINGS,
A COUPLE OF TECHNIQUES AND
SHARE WITH THEIR FRIENDS AND
THEIR FAMILY.
PUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA GET THE
WORD OUT THERE.”
THEY WILL BE HAVING MORE OF
THESE TRAINING SESSIONS IN THE
FUTURE..
AND WHEN WE FIND OUT…WE WILL
LET YOU KNOW WHERE AND WHEN.

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